Presented in cooperation with the Western University Department of English and Writing Studies and the London Public Library
Japanese Food: A Documentary Film Series
The Birth of Sake
Directed by Erik Shirai
2016, 90 minutes
A beautiful and immersive portrait of life at the 144-year old Yoshida Brewery, a producer of world class sake. With changing times ahead and new regime led by the 6th generation heir, this is a rare look at the personal and professional intensity needed to create a revered product and the artisans behind it.